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Object Name Book, Account
Catalog Number CML-RAP
Date 1862
Scope & Content Mess Account of General Roger A. Pryor's Staff, Commencing July 13, 1862

Physical Appearance: [July 1862] - Small brown paperbound account book kept by Brigadier General Roger Atkinson Pryor's Staff concerning their mess. First page titled, "Mess Afc. of Genl. Pryor staff - commencing July 13, 1862." Succeeding entries made in pencil under headings: "Articles bought by Capt. Hudgins in Petersburg," from July 13-August 21, [1862]; "Articles rec[eive]d of Major Elder for Gen[era]l Pryor & staff for the month of August," from August 5-19, [1862]; and "Account of Money received from members of the staff," from July 14-August 22, [1862]. Contains several blank pages. 1 book of 16 pp. Marks: "Metal Case 3 / P 75" on front cover.
Dimensions: [H]6" __[W]3.75"
Archival History The mess account book for Brig. Gen. Pryor and his staff was formerly located in the MC 3 P-694 files.
People Pryor, Roger Atkinson
Hudgins, Capt.
Thomas, Dr.
Search Terms Bacon
Mess
Subjects Food
Eggs
Paper
Tomatoes
Military camps
Military cookery
Military officers
Military rations
Chickens
Onions